• Aviation Finance & Lending

    CIT has a proven track record of finding financing solutions for our commercial aviation clients.

  • CIT Aviation Lending

    CIT’s legacy in the aviation business dates back more than 30 years. We have deep expertise in asset-backed lending and have a proven track record of finding financing solutions for our commercial aviation clients. 

    Our Aviation Lending team has the ability to offer both short- and long-term financing solutions, with a focus on structure and an ability to effectively assess aircraft values, analyze underlying lease documents and understand the back-end balloon risk to transactions.

    CIT Aviation Lending is a senior secured lender focused on fixed wing commercial aircraft (narrow body and wide body). Our current clients include operating lessors, both boutique and major, private equity firms, hedge funds and airlines

    Aerospace Defense

      Aviation Finance & Lending Products & Services:

      • Commercial Airlines (passenger and cargo)
      • Financial Institution Counterparties (hedge funds, private equity firms and lessors)
      • Asset-based senior secured debt, including full payout loans and balloon loans
      • Non-recourse, limited-recourse, and full-recourse loans
      • Bridge financing
      • Select Commercial Finance Transactions

        CIT combines its deep expertise in creating financing and treasury management solutions with outstanding execution and service, helping our clients achieve their full growth potential. See our latest accomplishments: Tombstone Collage

      • Our Team

        Jennifer Villa Tennity
        President, Aviation Lending
        Office: 321-723-0002
        Mobile: 917-972-7602
        Ryan Jasinski
        Director, Originations
        Office: 212-461-7814
        Mobile: 732-616-0597
        Matthew Hughey
        Vice President, Originations
        Office: 212-461-7716
        Mobile: 516-428-3151
        Matthew Eddy
        Vice President, Underwriting
        Office: 212-461-5742
        Mobile: 732-539-3317